Posts Tagged Europe

Manor team set for F1 season in Melbourne after rescue

LONDON (AP) — The Manor Formula One team will be on the grid for the opening race in Australia on March 15 after securing enough backing for the season ahead, although it has yet to name its second driver.

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Rights groups criticize Azerbaijan ahead of European Games

GENEVA (AP) — With the opening of the inaugural European Games in Baku 100 days away, human rights groups on Wednesday called on host nation Azerbaijan to release political prisoners held on “trumped up” charges.

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Dynamo Kiev must close stadium section for Everton visit

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has ordered Dynamo Kiev to close part of the Olympic Stadium when the club hosts Everton in the Europa League because of fan disorder.

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‘The Girl on the Train’ is a runaway hit for Paula Hawkins

Paula Hawkins, author of "The Girl on the Train", poses for a portrait in London, Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015. The tedium of the daily commute has turned out to be pretty productive for Paula Hawkins. Journeys spent staring out railway-carriage windows inspired the former journalist's first thriller, "The Girl on the Train," whose title character glimpses something disturbing from a commuter express.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

LONDON (AP) — The tedium of the daily commute has turned out to be pretty productive for Paula Hawkins.

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Bulls center Noah unlikely to play for France at EuroBasket

Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah (13) tries to get past Los Angeles Clippers forward Glen Davis (0) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Chicago, on Sunday, March 1, 2015. The Clippers won 96-86. (AP Photo/Jeff Haynes)

PARIS (AP) — Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah is unlikely to play for France at the European Championship in September.

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